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Building torched as Bahrain Shiites protest executions

Dubai (AFP) - Authorities in Bahrain said Monday a municipal building was set ablaze as fresh violence erupted over the executions of three Shiites convicted of a deadly bomb attack on police.
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Oman says it accepts 10 Guantanamo Bay detainees

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Oman said Monday it accepted 10 detainees from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay ahead of President Barack Obama leaving office, part of his efforts to shrink the facility he promised to close....
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Iraqi special forces sweep Mosul University for remaining militants: spokesman

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi special forces swept through the campus of Mosul University on Sunday to clear it of any remaining Islamic State militants after taking full control of the area, a spokesman said....
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Israel says Kerry sought to reassure Netanyahu over Paris conference

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel said on Sunday that U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry had sought to reassure Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over a Middle East peace conference being held in Paris, which neither Israel nor the Palestinians are attending....
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Some [Persian] Gulf Arabs commiserate over Iran's Rafsanjani, Saudi silent

DUBAI (Reuters) - Four [Persian] Gulf states sent condolences on Monday for former Iranian president Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, signaling appreciation for a pragmatist who sought regional detente, but there was no immediate word from Riyadh, Tehran's main [Persian] Gulf Arab adversary....
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Men who ran a brothel in Dubai are jailed

DUBAI // Four men were cleared on charges of human trafficking but jailed for a year each after being found guilty of running a brothel....
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Palestinian rams truck into Israeli soldiers, four dead

Jerusalem (AFP) - A Palestinian rammed a truck into a group of Israeli soldiers visiting a popular tourist spot in Jerusalem on Sunday, killing four and wounding at least 15 people, authorities said....
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In renewed push, Iraqi forces enter Mosul from north for first time

NORTH OF MOSUL, Iraq/BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi troops entered Mosul from the north for the first time on Friday, part of a new phase in the battle for the city that also saw elite forces bridge a river under cover of darkness in an unprecedented night raid....
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Israeli police question Netanyahu for 2nd time over corruption allegations

On Thursday, police arrived at Netanyahu’s official residence to grill him on suspicions that he improperly accepted gifts from wealthy supporters, Israeli media reported. ...
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Lebanon, others in Mideast, bury victims of Istanbul attack

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon on Tuesday buried its citizens who perished in the Istanbul nightclub massacre on New Year's Eve amid an outpouring of grief that has for days dominated local TV channels and discussions among the country's politicians....
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